John Sine

John L. “Jack” Sine passed away peacefully on January 8, 2019 after a brief illness. He was 75. Born in San Francisco on January 4, 1944 he was the son of Thomas W Sine and Katherine Geyer. He married Karen Licurse on May 13, 1971 in Washington DC.

Jack coached Little League and Babe Ruth in Beacon Baseball for many years. He loved the game and was an unsinkable Mets fan. He also had a great love for fishing and crossword puzzles, and never met a pun he didn’t like. Additionally, Jack was a talented writer. His career was as a freelance technical writer but he also had a knack for creative writing and enjoyed writing for local publications.

He is survived by his wife Karen, daughter and son-in-law Erin Sine Whitson and Evan Whitson; his son and daughter-in-law Peter and Laura Moore Sine; his daughter and son-in-law Meghan Sine and Craig Pelton; his son-in-law Edward Spatarella; his grandchildren Joseph and Magdalene Sine and Mavis Raine Pelton; and his brother and sister-in-law Thomas and Christine Sine.

Jack was predeceased by his parents Thomas and Kathryn Sine and his children Eileen and Michael Sine.

There are no calling hours. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at St. John’s Church the Evangelist Church, 31 Willow Street, Beacon on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 10:00 am. Arrangements were entrusted to the LIBBY FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICE of Beacon, 55 Teller Avenue, Beacon, NY 12508. To offer condolences for the family, please visit:

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  1. Richard & Dawn Butler says:

    Karen, Erin, Peter & Meghan, we were sorry to hear about Jack. Our prayers are with you

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